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CalVet, CACVSO Launch New “If You Served, You Earned” Campaign To Connect Veterans, Their Families to Earned Services, Benefits

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Monterey County Board of Supervisors formally proclaimed Monterey County as a Purple Heart County

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John Gay representing the Order of the Purple Heart describes the Board Resolution being held by fellow veteran and Board member Fernando Armenta

John Gay reveals the signage that visibly announces to travelers that Monterey County is a Purple Heart County

County Board members with representatives of the Order of the Purple Heart following formal recognition and support of the Board for the Purple Heart Program


Semper Fresh Farms – Vocational transition opportunity in organic farming for veterans – by veterans!

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The ACA and Veterans

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NEW:GI Bill Comparison Tool for College Selection

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Central Coast Veterans Cemetery Needs You!
Please Help!

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Veteran interviews: Central Coast Veterans Cemetery
Central Coast Veterans Cemetary Capital Campaign


Website WARNING
The following websites have come to our attention that could make the viewer believe they are actual “VA websites”. They are not! We strongly suggest you not click on these sites if you’re looking for legitimate “veteran” information.

ebenefitsvagov.com - ebenefitsvagov.net - ebenefitsvagov.org

None of these websites are the Veterans Administration

The only legitimate website of the United States Department of Veterans Affairs is: http://va.gov/


Tax Considerations for Veterans

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Veteran Scams – How to Recognize and Prevent. Please Read!

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Warning - Please read. Company may be obtaining private Veteran information illegally!

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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS WARNING - 1/28/2013
Organization "appearing" to be the VA


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Change in Electronic Federal Benefit Payments
EFFECTIVE March 1, 2013


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Veteran Mobility Products - VA Contracted Provider!
You may be eligible for a vehicle modification allowance!


American Flag

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Employers - Please read.
"Employer Obligations To Troops Returning Home"


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VRSI - HELPING VETERANS RECEIVE PAYCHECKS

Vocational Rehabilitation Specialists Inc.(VRSI) is offering free services. If you are a Veteran, You are eligible for free services and Up to $300 available to support employment.
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VA Mobile Medical Services

Click on the links below to access the Mobile medical services for veterans including times and locations of the medical van.
VA Medical Outreach Sites
VA Mobile Medical Van Services


Agent Orange Alert!

Adult Onset Diabetes
For Vietnam Veterans who were “in country” and who now have adult onset diabetes, the VA has determined this disease was caused by Agent Orange! It appears valid claims will result in minimum grants of 10% service connection.

Juvenile Spinal Bifida
The VA announces a toll-free hot line for Vietnam Veterans whose children have Spinal Bifida. Please call 1-888-820-1756 between 10am-1:30pm and 2:30pm-4:30pm Eastern Standard Time.

Childhood Leukemia
VA Secretary orders the VA to begin setting up a benefits program for children of Vietnam Veterans whose children have childhood leukemia. Another dastardly effect of Agent Orange.


State Veterans Benefits Alert!

Service Connected disabled veterans. (Regardless of rating percentage). Your children (regardless of age) may be eligible for fees and tuition waivers if they are attending any California State Community College, CSU Campus or UC campus where their income does not exceed $11,945. Spouses of veterans may also be eligible for this waiver.

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VA Advisory Commission
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California State Veterans Benefits
Federal Veterans Benefits
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Central Coast Veterans Cemetery Foundation